TEN YEARS AGO - 2004
2004 Coshocton County Junior Fair King and Queen were Kyle Croft and Stephanie Lapp.
Vane S. Scott Jr., of Newcomerstown is one of 19 veterans to be named to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame as the class of 2004.
Newcomerstown volleyball rolls over Sandy Valley, 25-6, 25-22, 25-16 in IVC action.
Andrea Nay was crowned 2004 Newcomerstown Homecoming queen.
Deaths: Berdene L. Baily, 97, Cambridge; Daniel Canterbury, 47, Fresno; Kenneth R. Newby, 73, Newcomerstown; Dorothy M. Weller, 90, Baltic; Michael Offman, 36, Newcomerstown.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1994
Tri-Rail Economic Development Corridor committee, promoter of industrial development, was working with the local Chapter of Commerce on plans for a 120-mile train ride from Newcomerstown to Mingo Junction. Some 250 passengers were expected to participate.
NHS Homecoming court included seniors Erin Little, Juanita Murdock, Lori Norman, Nicole Fansler and Angie Wright.
In football: Newcomerstown lost to Malvern, 26-14; Indian Valley Braves won over Sandy Valley 43-6; Ridgewood lost to Caldwell, 25-21.
Eleanor Doss gave a program on "Hymns and Hymnals" for the music Study Club at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Keiser.
Deaths: Rev. Raymond E. Lyons, 88; Eugene Heston, 81; Carol M. Olday, 80; Evelyn Hiller, 79; Carol O. Parker, 68; Raymond A. Cummings; Alice Simmerman Hudgeons.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1984
Trojan Marching Band qualified for state competition after taking second place in Marlington High School's Band Show.
John Atkinson, Newcomerstown, presented clock and plaque in recognition of his 50 years as a member of Newcomerstown Rotary Club.
Trojan golf team, coached by Richard Wright, won their second consecutive sectional title at Hickory Flats golf course. District competition was next at River Greens.
Local football: Trojans played well but lost to state-ranked East Canton Bulldogs, 27-8; Ridgewood Generals defeated Jewett-Scio, 15-0; Indian Valley South Rebels lost to Strasburg, 40-0.
Terry Gaskill, 17, son of Allen and Treva Gaskill, Newcomerstown R.D. 1, and a Newcomerstown High senior enrolled in farm management at Buckeye Joint Vocational School, was awarded trophies from District 6 junior division of the Ohio State Fair.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1974
Newcomerstown and vicinity sees first snow flurries of year.
Trojans upset Tusky Valley 14-8 in TV's first loss in nearly two years.
Steve Raach, president of Newcomerstown Athletic Boosters Club, presents key to new $25,000 addition to the high school to Superintendent Franklin Gault during special ceremonies preceding the Trojans-Tusky Valley game.
Chris Hall, Newcomerstown, won the 11-year old division, and Brad Lineback finished third in Punt, Pass and Kick contest in Coshocton.
Ridgewood clobbers Strasburg 40-12 and Indian Valley South was beat by Tuscarawas Central Catholic , 47-12.
Deaths: Grant Loader, 80; Mrs. Andrew (Marie) Peterson, 76.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1964
Total of $210 offered by Chamber of Commerce for four best decorated floats in annual Halloween parade Oct. 3.
Trojans defeated by Dover St. Joseph Ramblers 22-20.
Sandra Moore installed as worthy advisor of Rainbow Girls.
Tim Mitchell, Cross Street, won bicycle given away by Hill's Shoes Store.
Maj. Joe Dillehay, son of Mrs. Mabel Dillehay, 121 Chestnut St., seriously injured in auto crash in Washington D.C.
Deaths: Mrs. Annie B. Allen, 87; Mrs. W.M. (Ida) Thomas, 73.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1954
Polio campaign here nets $800.
Council tables business area traffic light.
Deaths: Mrs. Dora Robinson; Mrs. Mary Pfeiffer.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1944
Trojans win over Millersburg, 46-7.
Howard Wolfe, 62, Minden Court, dies suddenly at his home. He was serving his third term as city councilman.
Carney Kissel buys the Johnson grocery store on State Street.
USO goal for Newcomerstown set at $3,500.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1934
All stores will close Wednesday afternoon until December.
Churches of community hold Recognition Sunday in honor of their teachers.
Phillip Lamneck, 89, Port Washington, dies while visiting in Columbus.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1924
Ben Murphy and Melvin Gross open new meat market in Brode building on River Street.
Schools report enrollment of 887.
Repairs completed on bridge at Orange.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1914
Hon. J.E. Hurst and Atty. T.J. Russell speak here on statewide prohibition.
Mrs. J.F. Schlider, former local teacher, speaks on woman suffrage at local meeting.
J.O. Shaw receives commission as a local postmaster.